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Schools are always looking for qualified, trained Montessori teachers. Search here for our next job opportunity!




June 2019

Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (6/12)

Garden/Outdoor Education Instructor

Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings for Garden/Outdoor Education Instructor 30-35 hours/week.

Over the past 14 years, we have developed a well-managed and beautiful organic student garden on site throughout environmental education classes. We hope to continue this growth.

Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment. Candidates must be comfortable working with groups of 20-25 students outside for extended blocks of time. A passion for and knowledge of environmental concerns is crucial. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school.
 
Responsibilities:
Instructing students in groups of 20-25.
Care of the garden and leading weekend garden work parties as needed.
 
Qualifications:
Environment education experience
Knowledge of plants and organic gardening techniques
Previous experience working with children ages 6-14.
Authorized to work in the United States

Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Supportive and welcoming work environment

Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org

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Corte Madera Montessori, Corte Madera (6/12)

Corte Madera Montessori is a full AMS member Montessori School located in beautiful Corte Madera in Marin County. Our sun-filled, hexagonal classrooms are well appointed with traditional materials that represent the full Primary Montessori curriculum. We are looking for team members who are eager to learn and who are dedicated to the holistic development and well-being of children.  We have three open positions that start August 26, 2019:  Head Primary Teacher, Preprimary Assistant, and Afterschool Assistant. All candidates must have a TB test, Livescan, current CPR, state-mandated child abuse reporter training, and be able to lift 30lbs.  Please email a cover letter and resume to Susan Wolfsen at 
cmmontessori@sbcglobal.net or call 415-927-0919.  For more information about Corte Madera Montessori please visit our website: https://cortemaderamontessori.com/
 
Primary Head Teacher
Additional Qualifications:
Primary Montessori training and experience a must
Hours: 8:30-3:30
 
Assistant Montessori Teacher -- Preprimary
Additional Qualifications:
12 ECE units and/or Montessori training
Prior experience working children ages 2-6
Montessori experience and/or understanding of Montessori theory a plus
Hours: 8:00-4:00


Aftercare Assistant
Additional Qualifications:
12 ECE units and/or Montessori training
Prior experience working children ages 2-6
Montessori experience and/or understanding of Montessori theory a plus
 Hours: 12:00-5:00


Compensation Package:
Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience
Paid holidays (seven) and school breaks (5 weeks)
Paid Sick Days
Full Medical and Dental Benefits
Matching 401K available


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The Concordia School, Concord (6/12)

UPPER ELEMENTARY TEACHER


Since 1973, the Concordia School has welcomed children ages 2-12 to a  warm, Montessori community in Concord, CA. We are a private,  established, AMS-affiliated school with staff and families who support and learn from each other. Many of our staff have been here 20+ years!  

We are seeking an Upper Elementary teacher to join us on our journey.  Ideally, we would like someone to start August 2019, to spend the next  year working with our retiring teacher for a smooth transition, before  taking over in August 2020.

Qualifications:
*       AMS or AMI Credential; 6-12 preferred. Would consider 6-9 credential with appropriate experience and commitment to take 9-12 training.
*       Thoughtful, life-long learner with a passion for Montessori education.
*       Creative; motivated to encourage curiosity and independence in children.
*       Enjoys working with 9-12-year-olds with respect, acceptance, humor and love.
*       Strives to communicate clearly with children, parents and co-workers.

For more information:  Please email a cover letter and resume to: 2learn@concordiaschool.com with "Elementary Job Opening" in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!


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Odyssey Toddlers, Foster City (6/12)


Position: Director


Odyssey Preschool in Foster City is expanding, and has a brand new toddler program across the parking lot. We are looking for a director for this program, someone who would be excited to grow their own program and put their stamp on it. This program will be an English / Mandarin bilingual program, but the director does not need to speak Mandarin, (it would be a plus however).


Requirements:
*Montessori Toddler Credential, and a California Site Supervisor Permit (or eligibility for one)
*Teaching experience, and preferably administrative experience as well.
*Able to work legally in the U.S. However, we are willing to sponsor qualified candidates for immigration visas.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

This is a full-time position.


We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Prabha Sanjay at admin@odyessypreschool.com.


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Little Acorns Montessori, Santa Cruz (6/12)


Montessori Preschool Teacher
Full time position, Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 5:00.
Start Date August 2019


We are seeking a fully qualified teacher to join our team of Montessori enthusiasts.  You would be co-teaching with a small team in a well-supported environment.  This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher who has recently completed Montessori training or who is just beginning training.  The position requires that child family community and child development be completed prior to starting and that other Montessori courses continue to be completed after hiring.  One of our benefits, along with paid sick and vacation time and health benefits, is a program to assist with the cost of completing Montessori training.


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Mindy Gillen at  svpreschool@comcast.net


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Crescent Montessori School, Sonoma (6/6)


Montessori Classroom Assistant


Crescent Montessori School, a well-established, respected school in Sonoma is seeking a part-time teaching assistant beginning mid- August 2019. The position is for the Primary classroom, a warm nurturing environment for children ages 2-5.


Join our experienced dedicated staff in a beautiful well-equipped classroom.
Job responsibilities include: Maintaining overview of the classroom to ensure physical and emotional well-being of the children, set-up and care of outdoor environment and materials, assisting children with toilet learning, and playground and lunch supervision with a calm and attentive approach. Candidate must love working with young children.


Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Qualifications:

  • Applicant needs to have 6 ECE (Early Childhood Education) units, actively working toward 12.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Desire to learn and be an integral part of the team
  • All candidates must have a TB test, Livescan, up-to-date CPR and mandated reporter training.
  • Prior experience working with children aged 2-5 a plus.


Please email your cover letter and resume with transcripts to myoon@crescentmontessori.com


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (6/6)
 
Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings starting the 2019-2020 school year for Elementary Teachers.
 
Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment.
 
Candidates for the Elementary position must be comfortable working with a co-teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school.
 
Eagle Peak helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential but are willing to obtain a state teaching credential. There is also a provision for professional development each year.
 
Elementary Teacher/Guide Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and school team to the best of your abilities
Occasional evening parent education meetings (approximately 3 a year)
 
Qualifications:
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 6-9, 9-12, or 12-18                                                
Preferred:California or Out of State teaching credential of ability to attain this credential  
Authorized to work in the United States
 
Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Retirement through California Teacher Retirement System       
Up to $1000/per year in Professional Development allowance                                  
Supportive and welcoming work environment (Planning time offered during work hours, longer lunch period, small cohesive teaching community.)
Financial assistance for credential with agreement
 
Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org
 
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Napa Valley Montessori, American Canyon (6/6) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


120 West American Canyon Road, 
American Canyon, CA  94503
 
ECE Primary Lead Teacher and Site Supervisor
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Dedicated commitment to the Montessori philosophy and sharing it with our school community
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills with coworkers, families and children.
·       Ability to direct staff so that the daily schedule is fun, consistent and follows the needs of  the children
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       ECE licensing 12 units,  1- 2 years prior teaching in a Montessori setting plus ECE administrative/supervisory courses
·       Able to maintain student files and meet with prospective families
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com with Primary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!
 


Elementary Teacher/ Afterschool Enrichment (STEM/ STEAM trained preferred)
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       BS or BA, STEM/ STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Creative and motivated to develop and deliver lessons that attract student attention and encourage curiosity.
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to every students individual development and engaging students interest
·       Team oriented and focused on being part of our school community

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!
 


Director of Admissions and Curriculum
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring, collaborative and responsible person that is focused on the promoting the school to current and prospective families.
·       Excellent verbal, written communication skills and follow up with all inquiries
·       Ability to follow enrollment procedures and processes
·      Experience teaching in both Montessori Primary and Elementary environments for a minimum of 3-5years ,as well as, experiences teaching at the Elementary level, STEAM/STEM, specialty subjects a plus
·      Masters Degree strongly encouraged
·      ECE licensing 12 units, supervisory courses and CPR and First Aid Certification
·      Able to maintain student files, paperwork,  and daily communications among staff, families and the community
·      Mentor, train and schedule ongoing meetings with teachers and other staff making recommendations on instruction, curriculum and development
·      Maintain and promote professionalism at all times with staff, families and community
·       Focused on constructive communication, planning and maintaining constant contact with the owners of the school

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Director of Curriculum and Admissions Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!

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Wildflower, San Francisco (6/6)


Are you a Montessori leader with a passion for social justice and an entrepreneurial drive? Ready to start your own school and make a difference in the world?


Wildflower is seeking a Spanish speaking assistant teacher who wants to work in a small one room wildflower school house located in San Francisco this fall.

We will help pay for AMI training and offer 60k a year!


Who are we?
Wildflower Schools is a national network of micro-schools that aim to serve racially and socioeconomically diverse communities with exceptional Montessori education.


We are working to create beautiful, child-centered learning environments that support children, teachers, and families from diverse backgrounds as they follow life's unfolding journey. The model combines time-tested, research-supported Montessori methods in one-room, neighborhood-nested shop fronts with promising new ideas in parent engagement, intentional student diversity, teacher-leader empowerment, and data-driven instruction. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, nurturing learning environments for their children.


Application Process:
Please express your interest by contacting Koren Clark at Koren.clark@wildflowerschools.org. And please express your interest on our website under connect with us at  https://wildflowerschools.org/.
We look forward to hearing from you!


May 2019


Fountainhead Montessori, Dublin (5/30)

Fountainhead Montessori School is hiring!
Fountainhead has been dedicated to the education of children in an environment designed to stimulate and develop the child's love of learning since 1972.


We are currently looking to fill a position on our Dublin Campus. The position can be part-time or full-time depending on candidate preference. Previous Montessori experience and a Montessori Credential is required. Position could start in Summer or Fall.


Position Requirements:

  • 12 ECE/Child Development units (core units required)
  • Montessori Credential
  • Experience working with children
  • Flexibility
  • A positive, professional attitude


We offer:

  • Fully paid medical coverage
  • Optional Dental and Vision coverage
  • 2+ weeks of paid time off per year
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Half price tuition for students ages 18 months - 6th grade & free childcare to staff children
  • Greatly reduced Montessori training and continuing education opportunities
  • A fun and rewarding environment!
  • A state of the art facility


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour
Contact: shandy@fms.org


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Fountainhead Montessori, Dublin (5/30)

Lower Elementary Teacher
Fountainhead has been dedicated to the education of children in an environment designed to stimulate and develop the child's love of learning since 1972. FMS is growing its school age program in Dublin, CA. FMS is looking for innovative leaders with a background in Montessori Education to take our Elementary school to the next level.
We offer a state of the art facility and exceptional administrative support.


Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implement curriculum according to curriculum guidelines of the Montessori method and the Common Core Standards.
  • Maintains ongoing curriculum evaluation and development to meet the needs of students.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and ability to implement Montessori teaching strategies plus a broad repertoire of teaching strategies that honor varied needs of children.
  • Assesses student performance frequently and objectively and implements effective record keeping system of student progress in line with Montessori best practices and school-wide policies.
  • Prepares an environment in which the furnishings and materials are complete and correspond to the needs of the group; for maintaining a clear, orderly, and attractive Montessori environment, including the care and maintenance of classroom materials and equipment, and maintaining inventory of classroom materials
  • Creates an environment that demonstrates rapport with and respect and kindness for all students, as well as between students. The teacher will model and teach conflict resolution and problem-solving strategies in the classroom.
  • Facilitates resolution of problems that might arise with students and parents
  • Accepts full responsibility for the safety of the children left in his / her charge until dismissed to a responsible adult.
  • The teacher will participate in a regular evaluation process including classroom observations, feedback conferences, and an annual self-evaluation toward goals set by the teacher and / or in conjunction with the Head of School
  • Participates in professional development activities (both within the school community and via attendance at conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Establishes relationships and regularly communicates with parents of students and maintains regular communication with parents regarding their child's progress
  • Provides for parent conferences, meetings and communication throughout the school year in accordance with school policy and procedures.


Required Qualifications and experience:

  • AMS certified at the appropriate grade level
  • Three years prior experience in the classroom is required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both children and adults
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and other professionals
  • Strong self-starter; able to work with limited direction


Benefits

  • Generous compensation package. Come join our state of the art campus and enjoy low ratios and excellent support staff.
  • 100% Medical (up to $650 p/month) and life available. We also offer paid holidays and a rich vacation package. Over 3+ weeks of paid time off your first year, Fountainhead also offers up to $1,000/year in petty cash for classroom needs and $1,000/year toward continuing education per year.
  • Summer work is varied and at the candidates discretion.
  • Job Type: Full-time


This position is full-time.
Salary: $25.00 to $40.00 /hour
Contact: shandy@fms.org


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AIM Elementary (American International Montessori), Berkeley (5/30)


Job Opening: Montessori Lower Elementary English Teacher


Personal and professional requirements:

  • Native English language proficiency
  • At least three years of classroom teaching experience
  • Montessori Credential (AMI or AMS)
  • Work collaboratively with staff to develop and implement a curriculum that follows the Montessori philosophy and supports AIM's language immersion model. 
  • Share responsibility for the daily safety, well-being, and supervision of students.  
  • Must have great communication skills
  • Passion for Montessori education and desire to grow and develop professionally 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a willingness to engage with the parent community
  • Demonstrate respect, kindness, and rapport with all students, teachers, staff members, and parents. 
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, school events, parent education nights, field trips and training opportunities
  • Authorized to work in the United States


We are seeking to hire a full-time Montessori lower Elementary English teacher in our multi-lingual (Japanese, Chinese and English) mixed-age lower elementary classrooms for the 2019-2020 school year.

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to elementary@aimmontessori.com  


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Montessori School of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara (5/30)

Montessori School of Silicon Valley is seeking a passionate and experienced Montessori Head of School or a Lead Teacher who is ready to take the next step into school leadership to lead one of our campus locations. The Head of School is responsible for all aspects of the operation, including, but not limited to: 

  • creating and maintaining a positive culture and positive relationships with families, children, and staff
  • leading and mentoring the staff
  • resolving parent and staff concerns
  • complying with all Title 22 requirements
  • ensuring the profitability of the school
  • ensuring the program quality meets the high standards we set at MSOSV.


To be a strong fit for this opportunity you will have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Child Development
  • Formal Montessori Education from a MACTE Accredited Program
  • Experience working in Microsoft
  • A love of working with children
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • A proactive spirit, high motivation, and the ability to work on a team of your peers
  • A demonstrated habit of accuracy, consistency, and reliability


In addition to a competitive salary we offer comprehensive benefits, including medical plans; matching 401K, enrollment incentives, paid conferences, a generous allotment of paid time off, sick leave, and paid holidays, and more!
 
Please send resume to HR@msosv.com or response to https://msosv.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=87


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Main Street Montessori School of Silicon Valley, Milpitas (5/30)


Position: Head of School
 
Are you ready to lead a team of young Montessorians eager for leadership and guidance?  
As the Head of School at the Main Street Montessori School of Silicon Valley, that's just what you'll do.  Every day you will lead a team that is dedicated to fully implementing Montessori in two large Primary classrooms and will also assist in preparing for the launch of a new Elementary program in September of 2020.


With multiple locations in Milpitas and Santa Clara, The Montessori School of Silicon Valley is the fastest growing Montessori school system in the South Bay.  Our focus on providing children, parents and staff with a great experience has driven our growth to four campus locations serving over 300 families.


Who's right for the job?
A leader of people.  A committed Montessorian.  Someone who is driven to go above and beyond for your students and your staff.  You will lead your staff to deliver on the vision of a fully implemented Montessori environment by focusing on the performance and professional development of each individual staff member. 


You must be comfortable focusing on the development of your staff and education of your parents to ensure that the school is successful in its vision and that parents recognize that success. 


Skills crucial to success in this role:

  • A proactive spirit, high motivation, and the ability to lead people
  • A love of working with children
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • A demonstrated history of accuracy, consistency, and reliability 


Must-haves for this role:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Child Development
  • Formal Montessori Education from a MACTE Accredited Program
  • Working knowledge of Title 22 requirements


What we are offering:

  • $60-65k annual base salary
  • $6-$18k annual eligible incentive bonus (paid monthly) 


MSOSV also offers a 401k Retirement plan with generous employer match; medical, dental and vision coverage; company paid time off, company holidays as well as paid training and conference travel expenses


We are growing and need strong leaders to join us on our amazing journey. 
Take your next step, apply today at https://msosv.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=93


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Centennial Montessori School, San Mateo 


Our school is a small but close-knit community of children, staff, and parents. We are AMI recognized for 0-12 years old and are and located just 20 miles south of San Francisco. As an established but growing school, we welcome applications for an assistant for our Children's House (3-6 years old) and Elementary class (6 to 12 years old). We are particularly interested in a Mandarin-speaking assistant for our Children's House and a Spanish or Mandarin assistant for our Elementary. This is a permanent position starting now, but can also be a temporary position until mid-June or a permanent position starting in June or August.

The assistant in a Montessori classroom has duties ranging from preparing the classroom environment and cleaning up after class, supervising the children, taking on special projects, chaperoning day trips of small groups of children, and daily work as directed by the lead Montessori teacher. Our assistants also speak in Spanish or Mandarin and give language instruction.

The ideal candidate is nurturing, confident, enthusiastic, compassionate, and passionate about children. He/she takes direction well to implement the AMI philosophy faithfully. Assistant candidates would have experience with 3 to 6 year old or 6 to 12-year-old children and some understanding and an interest in the Montessori philosophy. AMI training is not required but preferred, and this is an ideal situation for someone in training to be an AMI Elementary teacher, traditional Elementary teacher, psychologist, or reading specialist. Our lead guides are experienced and wonderful people to learn from! A candidate with some area of specialty or interest (language, music, art, sports, tinkering, etc.) would be a positive addition to the class. 

We offer health benefits, dental benefits, a 401K plan and opportunities for professional and personal development. To apply please send a cover letter letting us know a bit about yourself and your interest in the position. Please include a resume. English is required for communication with staff, but we would be happy to have a native Spanish or Mandarin speaker use their language in the classroom.

Start Date: Now, June or August
This position is available as a part-time (5 mornings) or full-time position.
Please send all inquiries and resumes to admissions@centennialmontessori.org


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Marin Montessori School, Marin County (5/13) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS

 Marin Montessori School:
This is an especially exciting time to join Marin Montessori School, a highly regarded Bay Area school with an over fifty-year history and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.


1. Primary Classroom Assistant
Position Overview: Job responsibilities include providing support to our AMI trained teachers in our multi-aged Montessori classroom. The age group is 3 - 6 years old.


Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Observation and support of children
  • Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment
  • Material making
  • Playground and lunch supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Spanish-speaking would be a plus


Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Bachelors' Degree
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units
  • Experience working with young children and a knowledge of Montessori preferred
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
  • Organized with an attention to detail
  • Must have a valid California driver license with no points
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds


Salary: This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 19, 2019. Hours are 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.  The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.


2. Primary Support Assistant
Position Overview: Job responsibilities include working closely with two of our primary teachers to support their classrooms. Tasks include making materials, and supervising children while other staff are on breaks.   The age group is 3 - 6 years old.


Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Supporting two different classrooms, each with its own needs
  • Material making
  • Supervising children during staff breaks
  • Covering in classroom as needed when staff are out
  • Spanish-speaking would be a plus


Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Bachelors' Degree
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units
  • Experience working with young children
  • A knowledge of Montessori preferred
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
  • Organized with an attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a valid California driver license with no points
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds


Salary: This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 19, 2019. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.
Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3. After School Care and Support Assistant for 2-6 Year Olds


Position Overview: The ideal candidate is experienced with children ages 2 - 6, flexible, caring, responsible and organized, to support our AMI trained teachers in three different programs. Patience, attention to detail and a sense of humor will be essential.


Job Duties:

  • Providing support in three different programs; toddler, primary and after school care
  • Playground and lunch supervision
  • Working closely with the teacher and children in the after school program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Other tasks as assigned


Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units
  • A knowledge of Montessori preferred
  • A current and valid California Driver License with a clear driving record
  • Must submit to Live Scan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification a plus
  • Must have ability to lift 40 pounds without assistance


Marin Montessori School offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit program, and beautiful surroundings.
Start date is August 19, 2019. Hours are 10:00am - 4:30pm.


4. Elementary Classroom Assistant

Position Overview: Job responsibilities include working with our elementary 6- to 9-year-old children in the classroom environment.   


Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment
  • Material making
  • Observation of students
  • Playground and lunch supervision
  • Periodically driving students to the library, pet store, and other local sites


Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Bachelors' Degree
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a valid California driver license with no points
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds


Salary: This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 16, 2019. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.


Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial, or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.


How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org


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Casa di Mir Montessori School, Campbell (5/13)


Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher
 
Casa di Mir Montessori School in Campbell, CA is seeking experienced, credentialed Montessori teachers to join our Lower Elementary teaching teams.  We are seeking individuals who possess maturity, warmth, enthusiasm and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a teaching team. 
 
Applicants must have a Montessori credential from an accredited training program with the completion of all Elementary Level I coursework and two years' experience in a Montessori classroom. The Lower Elementary position is mid-August to mid-June, with an option to teach in our summer program if desired.  

We offer a supportive work environment with an emphasis on continuing professional development in addition to competitive salary, medical, dental, paid vacation and sick time, retirement, paid professional development and tuition remission.

Please visit our website at www.casadimir.org to learn more about our school. Please email a cover letter and resume to sbaghel@casadimir.org ATTN: Human Resources.


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ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, FOSTER CITY (5/13)


Odyssey Montessori Preschool in Foster City is looking for teachers for the new school year, beginning in July or August, for the following positions. Please see our website, 
odysseypreschool.com, for more information about our program

Montessori Preschool Teacher for an English Classroom
Montessori Preschool Teacher for a Mandarin Classroom
Montessori Toddler Teacher for a bilingual English/Mandarin Classroom (does not need to speak Mandarin)


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary or toddler level; OR, enrolled in a Montessori teacher credentialing program
*Able to work legally in the U.S. However, we are willing to sponsor qualified candidates for immigration visas.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, for English teaching positions.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin, for Mandarin teaching position, and at least proficient in English.
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

These are all full-time positions.


We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond at admin@odyessypreschool.com


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ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, PALO ALTO (5/13)


Montessori Preschool Teacher
Odyssey Montessori in Palo Alto, sister school to Odyssey in Foster City, is looking for a strong, experienced, Montessori preschool teacher for a full-time position beginning in July or August.


Montessori Interns
We are also looking for interns, full-time or part-time.


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary level, or enrollment in a Montessori training program
*Able to work legally in the U.S. - However, we are willing to sponsor immigration visas for qualified candidates.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English OR, proficiency in English and excellent verbal and written Mandarin skills
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Scott at director@odysseymontessoripa.com


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River Montessori Charter School RMCS, Petaluma (5/13)


Do you love Montessori philosophy? Are you fulfilled by your Montessori leadership? Are your
students happy and engaged? Looking to find a place to practice Montessori pedagogy with a
team of inspired collaborative colleagues?

RMCS is growing and seeking Montessori Teachers, ECE through Adolescence. Are you looking
for a match? Are you our next teacher?

Fixed requirements:
 Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 3-6, 6-9, 9-12, or 12-18
 California or Out-of-State teaching credential or ability to attain appropriate credential
 BA/BS degree and RICA taken prior to hiring (will consider CBEST candidate)
 Authorized to work in the United States

Desirable personal qualities:
 A love for children and a desire to meet all students' needs
 Collaborative approach, willingness to partner as we make decisions
 Ability to skillfully balance multiple responsibilities in a busy public school environment
 Thoughtful, lifelong learner with a passion for Montessori education
 Flexible and resilient with a down-to-earth, hands-on-style
 Sense of humor!

River Montessori Charter School (RMCS) is a joyful place of learning for students and adults alike - come see how authentic and inspiring Montessori can be in a diverse, public school setting - we'd love to meet you! Competitive compensation and benefits packages offered to full-time employees.

Please contact us for more information or to apply. Include an RMCS application, your
resume, and a cover letter that includes what appeals to you about a position with RMCS.
Submit your application packet to: jcarolan@rivermontessoricharter.org

Link to RMCS Application:
http://www.rivermontessoricharter.org/uploads/6/0/9/8/6098388/river_employmentapplication_rev0518_-_fill_in.pdf


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Myrtle Farm Montessori School, Concord (5/6)​


At Myrtle Farm Montessori, our aim is the development of each child's full potential. We believe that the child between 3 and 6 experiences heightened sensitivity and mental powers. She learns easily and joyfully in a carefully prepared environment. Foundations are laid for a lifetime of learning, as well as for social and emotional development. We respect each child's integrity as a unique individual with special talents and learning style.
 
Job Opportunity
We are seeking a Montessori co-teacher or intern to join our team of four teachers. We are looking for someone with experience with children ages 3-6. We are in search of a teacher who is a dedicated, enthusiastic, loving and responsible team player. Hours verify from 8 a.m. to 1/4 p.m. from Monday through Friday.
 
Applicant Requirements:

  • Montessori Early Childhood Certificate
  • Prior teaching experience in a preschool setting (Montessori classroom preferred)
  • DOJ Clearance
  • Dependable, dedicated, enthusiastic, loving and responsible team player with a warm, positive attitude
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills in English
  • Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification is a plus
  • References 


Job Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Set up and maintain classroom to encourage self-discovery & learning from children.
  • Prepare, set up, and clean-up activities in learning environment.
  • Implement and reinforce ground rules in classroom.
  • Maintain a nurturing, loving, and safe atmosphere.
  • Enforce health and safety practices in the classroom.
  • Work closely with other teaching staff in a team teaching situation.


If interested, please e-mail Maria Alvarez your resume. info@myrtlefarmmontessori.com


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Guidepost Montessori School, Palo Alto (5/6)


Join our team as a Montessori Children's House Lead Guide!

Are you a passionate, Montessori trained teacher?  Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement?  Join our team and lead your very own Children's House classroom! In this role, you'll create and lead a model classroom.  Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment.  You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique. 


We offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount.  We also provide immigration assistance and visa sponsorship to guides coming to us from other countries. 


Want to learn more about us? www.guidepostmontessori.com 

 Want to get an idea of what it would be like to work at Guidepost Montessori? Click on these links to see a video and pictures of our classrooms, or read what our teachers have to say on Glassdoor!
We'd love to talk to you if you:  

  • Obtained a Montessori diploma (AMI preferred) 
  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject)  
  • Have experience with the appropriate age group 
  • Help a child by giving them the tools to be successful independently
  • Are open to guiding your colleagues, and be guided by them in turn
  • Are eager to partner with parents on their child's journey 
  • Take pride in your work 
  • Are friendly with error 
  • Believe in the quote, "A goal without a plan is just a wish," 
  • Get energized and inspired by working with children! 


Apply by clicking the link below!
https://boards.greenhouse.io/paloaltomontessori/jobs/1570637


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Glen Oaks Montessori, Millbrae (5/6)

Position: Montessori primary teacher 


We are seeking warm, dedicated individuals to work with us in our authentic Montessori, preschool classrooms. Glen Oaks Montessori is a well established early childhood program that is respected in the surrounding community. We have been full members of AMS since our founding in 1993.  Our school aims to develop the intellectual, emotional and social independence of the child in a nurturing and multicultural environment.  In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we have a strong a peace education program as well as Art, Music, Spanish and Gardening programs.  Our school invites teachers who are passionate about Early Childhood Education and want to work in a peaceful, caring school alongside trained Montessori teachers. 


Candidates should have a desire cultivate an environment that fosters a love of learning in our indoor and outdoor environments. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States, have strong communication skills, a healthy sense of humor and a desire to work and collaborate within a team of teachers. This is a full time teaching position, 40 hours per week, 11 months of the year. We offer competitive salaries based on education and experience. Benefits include five weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, medical benefits and retirement savings. 


Job Requirements:
-Working toward or have already completed a Montessori training program
-1 year teaching experience
-Authorized to work in the United States


Please send your resume to Megan, the school's director at megandunwoody@hotmail.com. Thank you!


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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (5/6)


The role of the Montessori Preschool Teacher at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career as an educator at one of the Bay Area's premier independent schools.  This fulltime, long-term substitute position begins in early August 2019 and duties continue through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year ending on June 5, 2020.


Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Create a child-centered, responsive prepared environment filled with experiential learning materials using Montessori materials and other hands-on materials that are in line with Montessori philosophy;
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests;
  • Encourage active, concrete, hands-on learning whenever possible;
  • Focus on increasing each students' quantity and quality of self-directed activity. Create weekly and monthly lesson plans;
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress, and to determine their priorities for their child and the child's resource needs.


The ideal candidate will be energized by working collaboratively with colleagues.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for teaching and social/emotional wellness of young school students and their families along with a deep commitment to equity and inclusion (see https://bbk12e1-cdn.myschoolcdn.com/ftpimages/783/misc/misc_133701.pdf).   A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools as articulated in the https://www.shschools.org/page/about/mission--educational-philosophy/educational-philosophy is essential.


Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • BA degree required, Masters degree preferred Montessori Primary certification required, AMS preferred
  • A minimum of three years as a lead teacher in a Montessori classroom
  • Demonstrated ability to remain calm and focused in a busy, child oriented classroom of 24 students and be a collaborative and supportive co-teacher. The Preschool teacher must always be kind, warm, polite, caring and respectful
  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
  • Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs.


For a complete job description please visit our career page: https://www.shschools.org/page/about/careers--shs

The School
Founded in 1898 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12.  The School is located on a beautiful 64-acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area. SHS is one of 24 schools in the U.S. and Canada Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to cultivate in our students a personal and active faith in God and to lay the foundation for a meaningful life.


To learn more about SHS, please see our website at www.shschools.org  


Employment- Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.
This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan, accrued vacation and more.  


To Apply
Online: send resume and cover letter to hr@shschools.org; please indicate:  Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20 in the subject line.
Via Mail:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton, CA  94027
Attention Human Resources:  Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20  
 
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.


As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.


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Villa Montessori School, Cupertino (5/6)


Montessori Teacher and Teacher Assistant Positions. 


Please send a cover letter and resume along with your transcripts. 
Villa Montessori School seeks well qualified Montessori Teacher and/ Teacher Assistants for Primary classrooms. Villa Montessori School follows core Montessori philosophy. Candidates must be Montessori certified or in the process of completing Montessori training. Villa Montessori is affiliated with AMS as a Full Member School.

Established in 1964, Villa Montessori is a not for profit school serving South Bay families for over fifty five years. Villa offers highly competitive benefit package in the market with low student teacher ratio, professional development, vacation pay, sick leave, medical allowance, life insurance, staff child tuition discounts, and Simple IRA retirement package. 


Please email or fax your resume, transcripts, and cover letter to:
Email: director@villamontessori.net
Phone 669-800-1669
Fax: (408) 257-7010


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Urban Montessori Charter School, Oakland (5/6)

Urban Montessori Charter School is a public Montessori charter school in Oakland, CA that serves a diverse student population from TK-8th grade. We are currently looking for elementary trained teachers (lower and upper elementary) that are ready to join us in delivering high quality public Montessori education to our students! The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Montessori theory and curriculum while also having a personal mission of bringing equity through Montessori pedagogy.


Apply at:
http://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/305 (Upper Elementary)
http://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/303 (Lower Elementary)


Questions? Email employment@urbanmontessori.org


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Mariposa Montessori School, Los Gatos (5/6)


Position - Executive Director
Mariposa Montessori is a non-profit school, with a vibrant and committed community of families, staff, and Board members, serving the greater Los Gatos community for 20+ years. We are planning a major expansion for the 2019-2020 academic year and are looking for an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be nurturing, passionate about education, and committed to implementation and practice of authentic Montessori pedagogy. Please see more detailed job descriptions below:

Executive Director Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree- concentration in Early Childhood Education strongly preferred
  • Montessori Certification strongly preferred
  • 3 Administration Units
  • 15 units Health and Safety, including First Aid/CPR
  • 1-5 years previous teaching experience as per licensing requirements
  • Previous Executive Director experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and team leadershipMust pass background check (live scan fingerprinting)


Must pass TB Test
Must meet immunization requirements (MMR, D-TAP, flu shot) prior to starting work
Must provide documents to determine eligibility to work


Mariposa offers benefits including medical and dental insurance and supports professional development of its staff. Compensation will be based on educational qualifications and applicable pre-school Director experience.

Please send your resume to: bod@mariposamontessori.org  or leave a message at 408 356-8816 for Hillari Zighelboim, President, Mariposa Board of Directors


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Mariposa Montessori School, Los Gatos (5/6)

Assistant Teachers


Mariposa Montessori is a non-profit school, with a vibrant and committed community of families, staff, and Board members, serving the greater Los Gatos for 20+ years. We are planning a major expansion for the 2019-2020 academic year and are looking for Assistant Teachers to support our highly qualified classroom Guides. The ideal candidates will be nurturing, passionate about education and committed to implementation and practice of authentic Montessori pedagogy.

Please see detailed job description below:


Assistant Teachers:
Enthusiastic about early childhood education and at least 1 year's experience working with children in a school/pre-school setting. Montessori experience or credentials is not necessary, however, keen interest in learning about the pedagogy is a must.  Successful candidates will be assigned to one or more classrooms and will learn to work in an authentic Montessori environment under the direction of certified Lead Guides with several years of experience. 
  

Additional requirements are:
-    12+ ECE units substantiated by educational transcripts
-     Bachelor's degree preferred but not required
-     Must meet immunization requirements (MMR, D-Tap, flu shot) prior to starting work
-     Must pass TB test
-     Must pass background check (live scan fingerprinting) 
-     Must have documents proving eligibility to work



Mariposa offers benefits including medical and dental insurance and supports professional development of its staff. Compensation will be based on educational qualifications and applicable experience. 


Please send your resume to: exec.dir@mariposamontessori.org or contact the Executive Director (Rekha Talcherkar) at 408-356-8816. 


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (5/6)

Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings starting the 2019-2020 school year for an Art Instructor and Upper Elementary Teachers. Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment. Candidates for the Elementary position must be comfortable working with a co-teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school. Eagle Peak helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential but are willing to obtain a state teaching credential. There is also a provision for professional development each year.


Elementary Teacher/Guide Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and school team to the best of your abilities
Occasional evening parent education meetings (approximately 3 a year)
Upper Elementary teachers chaperone overnight camping trips in the spring
 
Qualifications:
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 6-9, 9-12, or 12-18                                                
Preferred:California or Out of State teaching credential of ability to attain this credential  
Authorized to work in the United States

Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Retirement through California Teacher Retirement System       
Up to $1000/per year in Professional Development allowance                                  
Supportive and welcoming work environment (Planning time offered during work hours,
longer lunch period, small cohesive teaching community.)

Art Instructor Qualifications:
Experience instructing students through various art mediums.
Ability to engage classes of up to 22 students in activities.
Training in art/art education.
Part Time Position: 5 days a week with up to 13 hours of instruction plus additional hours for planning.
Benefits: Up to $500/year in professional development allowance. Hourly salary based on experience

Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org


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Global Montessori International School, Berkeley (5/6)


Primary 3-6 Teacher
Global Montessori International School is an 11 yr. established Chinese /English Bilingual school in Berkeley CA. We are looking for a Primary English Teacher to join our teaching team. This is a full time position.

Qualifications:
AMS or AMI Montessori Certified
Previous experience working with children ages 3-6
Compensation package commensurate with experience. 
 
Resume`s should be sent to office@gmis-berkeley.com 


April 2019



Bowman School, Palo Alto (4/29)

Join our energetic, dedicated, and caring staff as we work to create a world class authentic Montessori experience for students ages 3 to 14 in the heart of Silicon Valley!


We have opportunities for 9-12 trained Montessori teachers to join us on our journey.
Bowman is an exciting school dedicated to peace education and highlighting the STEM curriculum within the Montessori program. Bowman has an amazing theater and music program as well. At Bowman we offer a unique educational opportunity for elementary aged children, built on the principles of Maria Montessori. The Bowman program embodies core Montessori beliefs of respect for people and for the environment. We believe that creativity flourishes in an atmosphere of freedom, acceptance and trust.


We are looking for teachers who are dynamic and can motivate students to love learning.


Qualifications
- Candidates must have a B.A. degree and teaching experience with school-age learners, good communication skills, and a desire to work as a collaborative teammate.

- Montessori credential and experience is a must.

- Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.


Compensation
Bowman offers comparable compensation and a generous benefit package.


Application Information
Please submit cover letter and resume to Mary Beth Ricks to be considered.
Email: head@bowmanschool.org


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Valley Montessori School, Livermore (4/29)


Valley Montessori School is the only non-profit, AMS, CAIS, and WASC accredited Montessori School in the Bay Area. We have an opening for a full time Toddler Teaching Assistantto join our excellent teaching staff. Applicants should possess at least 12 ECE units, at least one year experience working with toddlers and an understanding of the Montessori approach.

We are looking for a collaborative, positive person that is passionate about children and the Montessori approach to education.  The position is open immediately.


Valley Montessori offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.
Please visit our website at www.valleymontessorischool.com to learn more about our school. 
Send resume to careers@valleymontessorischool.com


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Valley Montessori School, Livermore (4/29)
Valley Montessori School is the only non-profit, AMS, CAIS, WASC accredited Montessori School in the Bay Area. We have an opening for a full time Montessori Credentialed Primary teacher to join our excellent teaching staff.


Applicants should possess a BA degree, an AMS Primary Credential and be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.  We are looking for a collaborative, positive person that is passionate about children and the Montessori philosophy.  The position begins summer of 2019.


Please visit our website at www.valleymontessorischool.com to learn more about our school. 
Valley Montessori offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.
Send resume to careers@valleymontessorischool.com


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ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, FOSTER CITY (4/29)


Odyssey Montessori Preschool in Foster City is looking for teachers for the new school year, beginning in July or August, for the following positions. Please see our website, odysseypreschool.com, for more information about our program

Montessori Preschool Teacher for an English Classroom
Montessori Preschool Teacher for a Mandarin Classroom
Montessori Toddler Teacher for a bilingual English/Mandarin Classroom (does not need to speak Mandarin)


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary or toddler level; OR, enrolled in a Montessori teacher credentialing program
*Able to work legally in the U.S.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, for English teaching positions.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin, for Mandarin teaching position, and at least proficient in English.
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

These are all full-time positions.
We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond at admin@odyessypreschool.com.


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ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, PALO ALTO (4/29)


Montessori Preschool Teacher
Odyssey Montessori in Palo Alto, sister school to Odyssey in Foster City, is looking for a strong, experienced, Montessori preschool teacher for a full-time position beginning in July or August.

Montessori Interns
We are also looking for interns, full-time or part-time.


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary level, or enrollment in a Montessori training program
*Able to work legally in the U.S.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English OR, proficiency in English and excellent verbal and written Mandarin skills
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Scott at director@odysseymontessoripa.com 


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (4/29)

Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings for Lower and Upper Elementary teachers as well as an art specialist for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment.


ART SPECIALIST: This is a part time position that is open to a creative, energetic artist. Our students have been taught a variety of mediums for creating art. The position is approximately 13 hours of instruction a week (Monday-Friday) plus planning time. Compensation is hourly, based on experience. Credential is not required. B.A is preferred. 

LOWER AND UPPER ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: Candidates for the Lower and Upper Elementary, must be comfortable working with a co-teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school. Eagle Peak helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential but are willing to obtain a state teaching credential. There is also a provision for professional
development each year.

Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and school team to the best of your abilities
Occasional evening parent education meetings (approximately 3 a year)
Upper Elementary teachers chaperone overnight camping trips in the spring
 
Qualifications:
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 6-9, 9-12, or 12-18                                                
California or Out of State teaching credential of ability to attain this credential  
Authorized to work in the United States


Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Retirement through California Teacher Retirement System                                         
Supportive and welcoming work environment (Planning time offered during work hours,
longer lunch period, small cohesive teaching community.)

Contact: mshammons@yahoo.com


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Cielito Lindo Montessori School, San Francisco (4/29)

ASSISTANT TEACHER
Position Description: Cielito Lindo Montessori School seeks a qualified and motivated assistant teacher. Currently offering a half time position. The Assistant Teacher will assist the Head Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe, nurturing and Montessori-prepared environment where children's emotional, social and intellectual needs are met.

Position Qualifications:
* A Montessori credential or training for early childhood is required. New Montessori graduates or students in their practicum year with a commitment to the Montessori philosophy and method are encouraged to apply.
* Required 12 ECE units and six months of experience in a licensed Child Care Center or similar program.
* Must have or be willing to comply with CPR and first aid certification, TB testing, immunizations (MMR, pertussis, influenza, and fingerprint/criminal background check).
* Ability to relate to children in a positive, sensitive and constructive manner
* Willingness to take direction and exercise initiative where appropriate.
* Ability to manage groups of children, eliciting their cooperation, without undue authority.
* Ability to work as an effective and supportive member of a team.
* Ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with unusual or emergency situations.
* Physical stamina, including ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs.
* Ability to relate to parents in a supportive and professional manner.
* Basic understanding of preschool licensing requirements

Responsibilities
* Assist in daily preparation of classrooms.
* Prepare classroom activities and curriculum materials according to the Head Teacher's direction.
* Supervise classroom as directed by the Head Teacher.
* Repair classroom materials or apparatus as necessary or directed.
* Assist with the maintenance of classroom inventory.
* Share the responsibility of constructive parent relations to facilitate their security and trust in the School.
* Share the responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times.
* Assist in the supervision of playground and lunchtime.

Benefits: Competitive salary based on education and experience. Benefits include full medical insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.

About our School Community: Cielito Lindo Montessori School is a new Spanish immersion preschool operating year round catering to working families. We are located in the Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Our school facility is a large open room with natural light which includes a separate nap room and kitchen along with a full complement of Montessori materials. We educate and nurture children in the
Montessori philosophy in a Spanish speaking environment.

Contact: info@cielitolindomontessori.com

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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (4/29)

The role of the Montessori Preschool Teacher at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career as an educator at one of the Bay Area's premier independent schools.  This fulltime, long-term substitute position begins in early August 2019 and duties continue through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year ending on June 5, 2020.


Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
- Create a child-centered, responsive prepared environment filled with experiential learning materials using Montessori materials and other hands-on materials that are in line with Montessori philosophy;
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests;
- Encourage active, concrete, hands-on learning whenever possible;
- Focus on increasing each students' quantity and quality of self-directed activity. Create weekly and monthly lesson plans;
- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress, and to determine their priorities for their child and the child's resource needs.

The ideal candidate will be energized by working collaboratively with colleagues.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for teaching and social/emotional wellness of young school students and their families along with a deep commitment to equity and inclusion (see https://bbk12e1-cdn.myschoolcdn.com/ftpimages/783/misc/misc_133701.pdf).   A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools as articulated in the https://www.shschools.org/page/about/mission--educational-philosophy/educational-philosophy is essential.


Basic requirements include but are not limited to:
- BA degree required, Masters degree preferred Montessori Primary certification required, AMS preferred
- A minimum of three years as a lead teacher in a Montessori classroom
- Demonstrated ability to remain calm and focused in a busy, child oriented classroom of 24 students and be a collaborative and supportive co-teacher. The Preschool teacher must always be kind, warm, polite, caring and respectful
- Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
- Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs.


For a complete job description please visit our career page: https://www.shschools.org/page/about/careers--shs

The School
Founded in 1898 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12.  The School is located on a beautiful 64-acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area. SHS is one of 24 schools in the U.S. and Canada Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to cultivate in our students a personal and active faith in God and to lay the foundation for a meaningful life.


To learn more about SHS, please see our website at   https://www.shschools.org/ 


Employment- Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.
This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan, accrued vacation and more.  

To Apply
Online: send resume and cover letter to hr@shschools.org; please indicate:  Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20 in the subject line.
Via Mail:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton, CA  94027
Attention Human Resources:  Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20  
 
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.


As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.


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Pear Tree Community School, Oakland (4/22) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS

Position 1:
Pear Tree Community School in Oakland CA is searching for a phenomenal Montessori upper elementary teacher for the 2019/2020 school-year! 


Required Qualifications: 
*Upper Elementary Montessori Credential
*3-5 years experience as lead teacher in Upper Elementary Montessori Classroom
*Fluent in Spanish and English 
*Ability to travel with students for an overnight research trip 3-5 days 
*Has an understanding of social justice framework- including issues of critical race, gender, sexuality, and class.

About the School:
Pear Tree is a social justice Montessori school that blends Montessori learning with a social justice, anti-oppression framework.
Salary: 50-60K DOE
TO APPLY: Email - School Director Michele Hamilton with resume and cover letter.  info@peartreecs.com

Position 2:
Pear Tree Community School in Oakland CA is searching for a phenomenal Montessori Early Childhood Co-Teacher for the 2019/2020 school-year! 
Required Qualifications:
*Early Childhood Montessori Credential
*1-3 years experience as lead teacher in Early Childhood Montessori Classroom
*Fluent in Spanish (Desired)

About the School:
Pear Tree is a social justice Montessori school that blends Montessori learning with a social justice, anti-oppression framework. We are looking for a co-teacher for our TK/ Kinder classroom.
Salary: 40-45K DOE
TO APPLY: Email - School Director Michele Hamilton with resume and cover letter.  info@peartreecs.com


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Odyssey Montessori, Foster City and Palo Alto (4/22) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS

ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, FOSTER CITY
Odyssey Montessori Preschool in Foster City is looking for teachers for the new school year, beginning in July or August, for the following positions. Please see our website, odysseypreschool.com, for more information about our program

Montessori Preschool Teacher for an English Classroom
Montessori Preschool Teacher for a Mandarin Classroom

Montessori Toddler Teacher for a bilingual English/Mandarin Classroom (does not need to speak Mandarin)


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary or toddler level; OR, enrolled in a Montessori teacher credentialing program
*Able to work legally in the U.S.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, for English teaching positions.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin, for Mandarin teaching position, and at least proficient in English.
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

These are all full-time positions.
We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond at admin@odyessypreschool.com.


ODYSSEY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL, PALO ALTO

Montessori Preschool Teacher

Odyssey Montessori in Palo Alto, sister school to Odyssey in Foster City, is looking for a strong, experienced, Montessori preschool teacher for a full-time position beginning in July or August.


Requirements:
*Montessori teacher's credential, primary level
*Able to work legally in the U.S.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
*Physical ability to work with young children, including ability to sit on the floor, stand for periods of time, and lift at least 30 lbs.
*Able to pass a criminal background check (must submit fingerprints for FBI clearance)
*Must have good social skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity, and demonstrate professionalism and maturity in relations with the entire school community, children, parents, and staff.
*Must be willing to adhere to the Odyssey philosophy and all school policies, as described in our Employee Handbook

We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, a 401K matching program, four weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays, staff development days, and sick days.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Scott at director@odysseymontessoripa.com


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Rainbow Montessori, Sunnyvale (4/22) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS

Applicants can email sandra@rainbow-montessori.com

Preschool Director
The Director is responsible for overseeing the staff and the day-to-day operations of the facility, ensuring the safety of all children at the site and maintaining licensing requirements with Community Care Licensing.  The Director has administrative and leadership responsibilities for parent communications, program evaluation, and supervision of teaching staff.  Additionally, the Director observes, advises and mentors the faculty in Montessori methodology, and oversees all aspects of the early childhood program including curriculum, classroom schedules, record keeping, and the overall classroom and school environments.


Qualifications:
1.  Montessori primary teaching credential
2. Bachelor's degree required, Masters preferred.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
4. Strong supervision and leadership skills
5. Proven ability to think creatively and work collaboratively
6. Demonstrated commitment to the school's mission and Montessori philosophy
7. Must meet Early Childhood Education requirements for California Community Care Licensing


Assistant Teacher - Infants
The position will be working with children aged two and under.  Duties will include caring for and teaching children, as well as diaper changing and feeding.  Candidate should be able to communicate verbally and in writing.  
Must meet requirements for California Community Care Licensing.


Assistant Teacher - Preschool
Qualified candidates must have the ability to teach in a diverse environment, focusing on the children's individual development.  Duties include maintaining safety and health standards, instructing children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.
Must meet requirements for California Community Care Licensing.


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Napa Valley Montessori, American Canyon (4/22) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS

120 West American Canyon Road
American Canyon, CA  94503
 
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Upper Elementary Lead Teacher/Technology and Innovations Coordinator 
Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Exhibits leadership qualities in implementing curriculum and sharing the Montessori philosophy
·       Comfortable in a small nurturing setting that continues to grow
·       Positive attitude and willing to collaborate with other teachers and administration
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       Aware of technology and willing to bring it into the classroom to teach students current research skills and promote engagement.
·       Willingness to integrate technology and virtual learning into the classroom
·       Independent and confident in sharing the Montessori curriculum with children, parents, potential families and coworkers
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       BS or BA, STEM/ STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com with Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you! 
 
ECE Primary Lead Teacher and Site Supervisor  
Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Dedicated commitment to the Montessori philosophy and sharing it with our school community
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills with coworkers, families and children.
·       Ability to direct staff so that the daily schedule is fun, consistent and follows the needs of  the children
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       ECE licensing 12 units,  1- 2 years prior teaching in a Montessori setting plus ECE administrative/supervisory courses
·       Able to maintain student files and meet with prospective families
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest
Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Primary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!
ECE Primary Support Teacher 
Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       AMS/ AMI Certification a plus
·       ECE licensing 12 units,  1- 2 years prior teaching in a Montessori setting and administrative/supervisory courses and experience a plus (ECE)
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com   with either ECE Support Teacher Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!


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Montessori School at Five Canyons, Castro Valley (4/15)


Primary Head Teacher

Montessori School at Five Canyons is a well established school nestled in the hills of Castro Valley. We are looking for a Primary Head Teacher to join our wonderful team of teachers. This position is part to full time.

Qualifications:
Montessori teaching credentials
Prior experience working with children ages 2-6
Dependable
Willingness to learn
Thrives in a collaborative working environment 


Compensation package commensurate with experience. 


Please contact us to get more information.
Montessori School at Five Canyons
(510) 581-3729
montessori.ins@gmail.com


Substitute Teaching Position

Montessori School at Five Canyons is a well established school nestled in the hills of Castro Valley. We are looking for a Substitute Teacher to join our wonderful team of teachers. This position is part time.  

Qualifications:
A minimum of 12 ECE units
Interest in Montessori 

Compensation commensurate with experience.


Please contact us to get more information.
Montessori School at Five Canyons
(510) 581-3729
montessori.ins@gmail.com


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Rising Star Montessori School, Alameda (4/10)
 
Extended Care Supervisor and Assistant Preschool Teachers, Immediate Openings in Our High-Quality, Established Program
 
Rising Star is now hiring for early childhood educators with the 12 ECE required units.
Join our diverse staff. This is an opportunity for preschool teachers who are seeking work in a strong program with low ratios. We invite teachers experienced in early childhood who wish to share and craft their expertise. We are an AMS affiliated school.


Established in 1982, Rising Star is a place where teamwork, respect, and a growth mindset are valued. If you are flexible, kind, and connect positively with children, parents, and co-workers; we ask you to apply.


Full-Time Assistant Teachers
* 12+ ECE units. REQUIRED
* An AA or BA is preferred but not required
* minimum of 6 months Early Childhood teaching experience
* Have the physical fitness needed (i.e. can carry 20 pounds, able to squat/kneel)
* documents providing eligibility to work
* licensing required criteria such as Educational Transcripts (12 ECE units)
* health screening, TB test, flu shot
* required immunizations (MMR, D-Tap) before work begins.
* Proof of live scan fingerprinting

Our offered benefits include professional development, vacation and sick days, medical, dental, and 401k plan.
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Do you have the 12 ECE unitsPlease send resume and cover letter to info@risingstarschool.org
 
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La Casita Bilingue Montessori School, Pinole (4/10) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


FULLTIME or PART TIME MONTESSORI TEACHERS
Located in Pinole, CA, La Casita Bilingüe Montessori School is a non-profit, bilingual preschool and kindergarten serving the East Bay community for 33 years. We offer a unique educational system through multicultural experiences and the implementation of the Montessori method. Our goal is to develop within the child the foundational habits, attitudes, skills, appreciation, and ideas essential for a lifetime of creative learning. We are a QRIS (Quality Matters) site and NAEYC and AMS accredited. 


Lead Teacher: 
La Casita Bilingue Montessori School, a non-profit Bilingual Montessori School and Kindergarten, has an immediate opening for a Lead Teacher for its Preschool classroom for school year 2018-2019.
A Lead Teacher will work as part of a teaching team, have a nurturing demeanor, and exhibit excellent interpersonal skills. Spanish speaking preferred, but not required.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Minimum Bachelors in Education or Early Childhood Education 
AMS/AMI 3-6 Training Teacher certificate 
Minimum 2 years classroom teaching or equivalent 
Experience with AQQ-3 and DRDP
Current Department of Justice/FBI Child Abuse Index Clearance 
Current EMSA First Aid and CPR certification 
Current TB test

Compensation: Salary DOE. Benefits for fulltime include: 70% Medical 
100 % Dental 

Please submit cover letter and resume by email:  lcbms@sbcglobal.net
 
Associate Teacher:
La Casita Bilingue Montessori School, a non-profit Bilingual Montessori
School and Kindergarten, has an immediate opening for an Associate Teacher for its Preschool
classroom for school year 2018-2019.
Reports to:  Lead Teacher and Director
 
An Associate Teacher will work as part of a teaching team, have a nurturing demeanor, and
exhibit excellent interpersonal skills. Spanish speaking preferred, but not required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
CTC Associate Teacher Permit
Over 12 ECE units
2-4 years' experience
TB clearance
CPR and First Aid Certification (EMSA)
Some Montessori Training
 
Job Classification and Compensation: This position will be assigned to the current pay plan on the basis of education and current credential(s). This is a salaried, exempt position.  It is understood that the Associate Teacher will work the hours assigned by the center director.
 
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history by email: lcbms@sbcglobal.net
 
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San Mateo-Foster City School District, San Mateo (4/2)


San Mateo-Foster City School District located in the beautiful Bay Area in California is seeking a Montessori Permit Teacher for our Preschool program in a public school for the 2019/2020 school year.


Definition:

Under general supervision, to plan and implement high quality Montessori learning and enrichment experiences for preschool children; to implement a Montessori preschool curriculum; to establish and maintain a Montessori classroom environment and culture; to provide for the physical care and safety of children; to observe and assess all students; to maintain official documents and records; to interpret Montessori philosophy to parents and the community; to communicate with parents on a day-to-day basis and at parent-teacher conferences; and to perform related work as assigned.

License required:
Possession of Montessori primary certification
Possession of valid Children's Center Permit issued by the State of California; or
possession of a current and valid Child Development Associate (CDA) permit
with appropriate age level endorsement
Possession of valid First Aid and CPR certification

Salary: $27.43-$28.12 per hour + excellent benefits package. To learn more about the school district visit our website at www.smfcsd.net. For a complete job description or more information, please contact Barbara 650-312-7292 or 
 
bweatherly@smfcsd.net


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Centennial Montessori School, San Mateo (4/2)


Centennial Montessori School is a small but close-knit community of children, staff, and parents.  We are AMI recognized for 0-12 years old and are located just 20 miles south of San Francisco.  As an established but growing school, we welcome applications for lead primary guides.  We are particularly looking for a Mandarin speaking AMI guide who is excited about bilingual education and giving the AMI Mandarin language lessons and Sensorial extension lessons in the classroom as the second adult.

Please visit our website at www.centennialmontessori.org to learn more about our school and the school philosophy and send a cover letter and resume to sara@centennialMontessori.org if interested.

We offer health benefits, dental benefits, a 401K plan and opportunities for professional and personal development including yearly attendance at the AMI/USA Refresher. The salary for AMI trained teachers varies based on educational qualifications and experience.  This position would include a three to five-year contract.

Start Date: August 2019 at latest but summer work is also possible.


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Centennial Montessori School, San Mateo (4/2)
Our school is a small but close-knit community of children, staff, and parents. We are AMI recognized for 0-12 years old and are and located just 20 miles south of San Francisco. As an established but growing school, we welcome applications for an assistant for our Children's House (3-6 years old) and Elementary class (6 to 12 years old). We are particularly interested in a Mandarin-speaking assistant for our Children's House and a Spanish or Mandarin assistant for our Elementary. This is a permanent position starting now, but can also be a temporary position until mid-June or a permanent position starting in June or August.


The assistant in a Montessori classroom has duties ranging from preparing the classroom environment and cleaning up after class, supervising the children, taking on special projects, chaperoning day trips of small groups of children, and daily work as directed by the lead Montessori teacher. Our assistants also speak in Spanish or Mandarin and give language instruction.


The ideal candidate is nurturing, confident, enthusiastic, compassionate, and passionate about children. He/she takes direction well to implement the AMI philosophy faithfully. Assistant candidates would have experience with 3 to 6 year old or 6 to 12-year-old children and some understanding and an interest in the Montessori philosophy. AMI training is not required but preferred, and this is an ideal situation for someone in training to be an AMI Elementary teacher, traditional Elementary teacher, psychologist, or reading specialist. Our lead guides are experienced and wonderful people to learn from! A candidate with some area of specialty or interest (language, music, art, sports, tinkering, etc.) would be a positive addition to the class. 


We offer health benefits, dental benefits, a 401K plan and opportunities for professional and personal development. To apply please send a cover letter letting us know a bit about yourself and your interest in the position. Please include a resume. English is required for communication with staff, but we would be happy to have a native Spanish or Mandarin speaker use their language in the classroom.


Start Date: Now, June or August
This position is available as a part-time (5 mornings) or full-time position.
Please send all inquiries and resumes to admissions@centennialmontessori.org


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Guidepost Montessori, Emeryville (4/2)


Assistant Guide
Do you love working with young children? Have you been searching for a friendly team of educators who hold themselves to high standards? Have you been looking for a place where you can grow and learn and develop your career? Join our team and assist in a classroom that is transforming lives.


Your Role
We're looking for an enthusiastic, adaptable Assistant Guide (Teacher) & Extended Day Specialist who has a passion for working with children in the toddler and preschool age groups.

This position is a full-time role that includes PTO, health insurance, a generous tuition discount, a 401K retirement plan, and access to Guidepost Montessori's tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Accounts.

This role is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door, and learn more about Montessori education! Many of our Assistant Guides ultimately grow to take on Lead Guide roles over time, thanks to our accredited Montessori training program we offer to exceptional employees. 

About You
Experience working with children ages 1-6
12 Early Childhood Education (ECE) credits
Valid negative TB test taken within last 12 months (prior to start date with Guidepost)
Ability to work well with other adults
Growth mindset and problem-solving approach
Familiarity with the Montessori approach to education is preferred, but not required

About Us
Guidepost Montessori is a community of trained educators who are driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. To meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. To that end, we are committed to dramatically increasing the amount of high-fidelity, authentic Montessori programs, not only in the U.S., but around the globe!

If you love children and have been looking for the right opportunity to grow, join our school community by applying at https://guidepostmontessori.com/emeryville/careers or emailing your resume to jneely@guidepostmontessori.com

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Guidepost Montessori, Palo Alto


Lead Toddler Guide
We're now hiring Montessori-trained teachers at the toddler levels to join our founding team as we bring a new Montessori classroom to the Palo Alto area!


Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher?  Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement?  Join our team and lead your very own classroom! 


In this role, you'll create and lead a model classroom.  Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment.  You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.     
We offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount for up to two children at our school!


Want to learn more about us? 
At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost.  Even our founder and CEO is AMI trained, and started his career in the classroom!  We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement.  From the top-down, we believe in what we do - and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!  


We'd love to talk to you if you:  
Obtained a Montessori diploma (AMI preferred)
Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject) 
Have experience with the appropriate age group in a group setting, such as, daycare, aftercare or nursery


If this sounds like you, apply today at https://guidepostmontessori.com/palo-alto/careers or emailing your resume to jgotcher@tohigherground.com !


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San Mateo-Foster City School District, San Mateo and Foster City (4/2)


San Mateo-Foster City School District located in the beautiful Bay Area in California 
 is seeking teachers for a growing Montessori program in a public elementary school for the 2019/2020 school year.


Required qualifications include one and/or both of the following:
 Montessori Credential/Certification
o Early Childhood (ages 2 1/2 - 6)
o Elementary I (ages 6 - 9)
o Elementary II (ages 9 - 12)
o Elementary I - II (ages 6 - 12)
 Elementary Teaching Credential
 Passion and commitment to Montessori education

The position offers excellent salary and benefits package. To learn more about the
school district visit our website at www.smfcsd.net. For more information, please
contact Barbara 650-312-7292 or bweatherly@smfcsd.net
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